In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1jacobeoduring the Jacobean period — durante la época jacobea
- William Byrd was a Catholic, but he lived at the height of the Elizabethan and Jacobean persecutions.
- The book combines historical analysis of documents with literary reading of censored texts and exposes the kinds of tensions that really mattered in Jacobean culture.
- It is a critical commonplace to note sharp cultural differences between Elizabethan and Jacobean England.
- The first collect for this service, couched in rich Jacobean language, makes interesting reading.
- Machiavelli himself, author of groundbreaking comedies such as the Mandragola, became a proverbial figure of evil on the Elizabethan and Jacobean stage.
- The weather must assuredly have been kinder in Elizabethan and Jacobean times; one of Shakespeare's sonnets puts May in summer, but a May evening at the great Sam Wanamaker's reconstructed Globe is nowadays a wintry affair.
- Another interesting thing about the Jacobean stage is that, very often, there were musicians playing right the way through productions.
- Cultural life at the Jacobean court was dominated by James's queen Anne of Denmark, and by his elder son Henry, Prince of Wales.
- There is a distinct similarity between Jacobean motifs and the illuminated work produced during the same era, with its funky strange animals, flowers, bugs, bees, gargoyles, etc.
- Undoubtedly, even though Elizabethan and Jacobean tragedy showed the world as an awful chaos to contemporary playgoers, the building which sheltered actors and audience contained this chaos in a monumental architecture.
- Elevated Jacobean English By and large, biblical English is elevated Jacobean English, comparable to the style of Shakespeare and Thomas Browne.
- Tis Pity She's A Whore is a play of forbidden love deemed provocative in Jacobean times and remains vividly so today.
- We have no Scottish Jacobean tragedies, no Scottish Restoration comedies.
- Antony Sher is performing in two of the five plays in the Royal Shakespeare Company's Jacobean season: Philip Massinger's The Roman Actor and John Marston's The Malcontent at the Swan Theatre, Stratford upon-Avon.
- Yet as far as I am aware, my interpretation of Thomas Middleton's The Revenger's Tragedy, completed last year, marks the first instance of a Jacobean tragedy being made into a feature film.
- Originally a carnivalesque folk celebration with the traditional themes of inversion and transgression, the courtly form became highly formalized in the Jacobean collaborations of Inigo Jones and Ben Jonson.
- Another grand house for sale in East Lothian is Bowerhouse near Spott, a two-storey Grade A listed Jacobean mansion, built by David Bryce, one of Scotland's finest architects around 1835.
- Shakespeare studies call for a thorough knowledge of a wide spectrum of pre-Shakespearean, Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, the Elizabethan stage and dramaturgy.
- Britain's leading composer during the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, Byrd's large, varied output included English anthems and consort songs, Latin motets and masses, and keyboard and instrumental consort music.
- London's economic expansion and the aggregation of so many and varied social elements stimulated the cultural development expressed in Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre.
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